Washington, Oct 1 : George Michael has reportedly called off his Australian tour as he is seeking treatment for major anxiety following his battle with pneumonia last year.
The British singer announced his plans to undergo treatment on Sunday after a performance at London''s Royal Albert Hall on Saturday night.
“I have today announced the cancellation of the shows in Australia which breaks my heart,” Contactmusic quoted Michael as saying.
London, Oct 1 : Singer George Michael has cancelled the Australian leg of his tour due to "major anxiety" following his battle with pneumonia.
The 49-year-old issued a statement on his website that his shows scheduled in November and December had to be cancelled, reports contactmusic. com.
The announcement also stated that those who purchased the tickets for his shows will receive a full refund.
London, Sep 17 - Singer George Michael got back to the stage after almost seven months as he performed during his Britain tour here in Birmingham Sunday.
The 49-year-old had to cancel his gigs in Vienna in December 2011, after he suffered pneumonia. However, he was back to crooning as he announced on stage "I'm
finally back", reports thesun. co. uk.
London, August 15 : George Michael has hit back at critics who said that he used the Olympics closing ceremony to promote his new single.
The `Careless Whisper' hitmaker, who nearly died of pneumonia last year, tweeted that he didn't regret it and he was "not bothered" by suggestions that he acted inappropriately.
London, August 14 : British pop stars were not only lured by performing in Olympic closing ceremony but also had other incentives in their mind - ranging from records, tours and fashion.
Almost all the artists who performed used the event to sell records, tour tickets, TV shows - and, for Victoria Beckham, designer clothes, the Daily Mail reported.
London, July 21 : George Michael has revealed that Madonna did not try to seduce him when they first met and instead ended up ignoring him.
The `Careless Whisper' hitmaker was partying at a Los Angeles nightclub after shooting to fame, and was stunned when someone came up to him saying that the pop diva wanted to speak to him.
Washington, July 18 : George Michael's doctors feared that the singer had suffered brain damage after his accent inexplicably changed after battling pneumonia.
The 49-year-old singer was in a 3 week coma after falling ill with the potentially life-threatening condition last November.
The singer's inflections had changed to echo those of a person from Bristol, South West England.
London, July 18 : George Michael has said that he "dodged a bullet," and is lucky to be alive after falling sick with pneumonia in Vienna in November.
The 49-year-old singer had to learn how to walk all over again after his illness left him "like a feeble old man."
"I had to relearn to walk due to muscle atrophy. I just woke up kind of like this feeble old man," the Mirror quoted him as telling BBC Radio 2.
London, July 16 - Singer George Michael has completed his "White Light" music video with Kate Moss and has posted a clip online for his fans.
The 49-year-old stars alongside the supermodel in the promo for his song. He posted a 20-second clip on YouTube which shows Moss on a busy dancefloor before she saves his life, reports contactmusic. com.
London, May 3 : George Michael has complained that he is not taken seriously and that no one listens to his views on politics because of his love for risky sex.
The former Wham! star unleashed his irritation after trying to discuss serious matters on his Twitter account.
"My place in society as a successful entertainer has totally negated whatever I was trying to say....," the Daily Star quoted him as writing.
London, April 6 - Singer George Michael has revealed he has written a song about his near death experience.
The song is titled "White Light", and the 48-year-old describes the time he spent in a hospital in Vienna last year after suffering from pneumonia.
The singer shared the news on Twitter: "I promise you it's a blinder."
London, March 2 - Singer George Michael reportedly wants to collaborate with Adele after the pair struck up a friendship at Brit Awards.
The 48-year-old struck up a friendship with Adele, 24, after presenting her with the Best Album Brit award for her record "21" last month.
London, Jan 31 : George Michael is penning down a series of new songs inspired from his near death experience with pneumonia.
The 48-year-old on Monday sent a series of tweets telling songs that he is on holiday with boyfriend Fadi Fawaz at an undisclosed location in the "southern hemisphere."
London, Dec 28 - Singer George Michael says this year's Christmas was very "different" following his recovery from pneumonia.
The 48-year-old was suffering from pneumonia in December, but following his recovery he is feeling better than ever and particularly enjoyed the festive period with his loved ones, reports contactmusic. com.
London, Dec 27 - Singer George Michael says he is feeling amazing after battling a severe bout of pneumonia and thanked doctors and nurses in Vienna, Austria, where he was treated.
The 48-year-old looked frail and admitted that the respiratory illness had almost taken his life.
London, Dec 24 : An emotional George Michael thanked his doctors vehemently for saving his life on Friday.
The 48-year-old star said he had come through `the worst month of my life' after falling ill while preparing for a concert in Vienna.
London, Dec 17 - Singer George Michael will return home for Christmas after battling a severe bout of pneumonia in an Austrian hospital.
The 48-year-old has been receiving treatment in Vienna after falling ill with lung infection.
The singer initially feared he would have to spend the holidays in the clinic but his partner insists Michael is on the mend and will soon be well enough to fly back to Britain.
London, Dec 1 : George Michael, who was admitted to the hospital after he suffered from pneumonia, has been moved from intensive care after showing signs of recovery.
According to sources at the hospital, the 48-year-old singer has made a “significant improvement”.
Michael’s boyfriend Fadi Fawaz and his family will now be able to join him at his bedside in Vienna, Austria.
Los Angeles, Nov 30 - Singer George Michael, who was admitted to a hospital for severe pneumonia, is recovering, says his publicist.
Certain media reports claimed that Michael is "at death's door" and suffering from more serious problems than pneumonia, but his publicist says that there is no truth in the reports.
London, Nov 29 : George Michael's family has been constantly at his bedside, monitoring his health and rendering emotional support as the singer struggles to recover from severe pneumonia.
Reportedly, the singer, who is being treated in hospital in Vienna, Austria, is responding to treatment and `slowly improving'.
London, Nov 27 : Singer George Michael has cancelled the remaining dates of his 2011 tour as he battles pneumonia, says representative.
The "Faith" hitmaker, 48, was hospitalised in Vienna, Austria Wednesday and was diagnosed with the potentially deadly lung infection, reports express. co. uk.
London, Nov 25 : Singer George Michael, who was recently struck down with pneumonia, has woken up, raising hopes of fans for his recovery.
The 48-year-old star is being treated in Austria’s AKH hospital after he was taken there from a private home in the city after his condition deteriorated.
The ‘Careless Whispers’ singer ‘woke up’ at lunchtime.
London, Nov 25 - Singer George Michael, suffering from pneumonia, is making good progress and responding well to the treatment, says a friend.
The 48-year-old singer, who is currently on his Symphonica Tour, was hospitalised Monday in Vienna, Austria, and is being treated by medics in a private house, reports contactmusic. com.
London, Nov 24 - Singer George Michael has been forced to cancel a number of concert dates after being diagnosed with pneumonia.
The 48-year-old was hospitalised Monday in Vienna, Austria, and had to cancel his gig in the city as well as a concert in Strasbourg, France.
He also cancelled two performances in Cardiff, Wales, which were due to take place later this week, reports contactmusic. com.
London, Nov 24 : George Michael has been forced to postpone a string of concert dates after being diagnosed with pneumonia.
The 48-year-old singer was hospitalised in Vienna, Austria, where he was scheduled to perform on Monday.
Due to his continuing medical treatment, his planned gig in France, and concerts in Cardiff this week have all been postponed.